Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 16th, 2004
According to published research from the United States, "One of the fundamental principles of pharmacology is that most drugs have side effects. Although considerable attention is paid to detrimental side effects, drugs can also have beneficial side effects. Given the time and expense of drug development, it would be particularly exciting if a systematic method could be applied to reveal all of the activities, including the unappreciated actions, of a potential drug.
"The present study takes the first step along this path," said Steven J. Kridel and collaborators at the...
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